Students Love “Making” at BMS

What is a Makerspace? "To define a school makerspace by its purpose and simplest of terms, it is a place where young people have an opportunity to explore their own interests; learn to use tools and materials, both physical and virtual; and develop creative projects." ( Building a Makerspace in the BMS Library I started... Continue Reading →

March 2021 TASL Librarians of the Month

East TN Librarian of the Month Name: Jordyn Horner Hometown: Gate City, VA School: Karns Middle School School District: Knox County Schools Grades Served: 6-8 What do you love most about being a school librarian? I love being able to share my passion for reading. I love that I get to use my creativity for... Continue Reading →

Capshaw and Colleagues Win TASL Teacher Collaborator Award 2020

Teachers Ruth-Ann Logsdon, Jessica Alley, Denise Cooper, and School Librarian Katie Capshaw with their awards. The¬†Teacher Collaboration Award¬†recognizes exemplary classroom teachers who collaborate with the school librarian. The winner of this award receives a $500 prize. This year's recipients alongside Library Media Specialist, Katie Capshaw, include Jessica Alley, Emily Marks, Phillip Stevenson, Denise Cooper, and... Continue Reading →

February 2021 Librarians of the Month

West TN Librarian of the Month Name: Angela Coakley Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas School: Marion G Evans Elementary School District: Shelby County Schools Grades Served: PreK-5th Grade Average # of Students per Class: 20 What do you love most about being a school librarian? Interacting and connecting with scholars, I love the enthusiasm that they... Continue Reading →

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